TITLE

A Not So Merry Christmas: Dilemma for Elementary School Leaders

AUTHOR(S)
Berry, David R.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Fall2010, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the role of public education on the issue regarding separation of church and state in the U.S. The author states that difficulty in addressing the issue depends on deciding what action to take in the contrasting value systems and perceptions of public education particular during December where most of the religious rituals are celebrated. The also suggests the training for public school personnel in order for them to better understand religious freedom.
ACCESSION #
54463641

 

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